Granola has been an energy packed and portable breakfast for decades. But even granola isn’t always the healthiest or sanest option. The store bought options often contain too much sugar, made with cottonseed oil, are not always allergen friendly and some brands are GMO or are just too crumbly to eat without getting it all… Continue reading Surviving Whole Foods on a Budget Series: high protein, high fiber granola.
As our New Calendar brothers and sisters started their fasts and our Old Calendar brothers and sisters are just about to begin their fasts, I thought it would be timely to post about how to make the most of fast. Fasting in the Orthodox faith comes down to increased prayer, almsgiving, going to the services,… Continue reading Making the Most of Nativity Fast.
Running is my jam. It’s the one sport I always returned to. My trusty shox, as worn in as they were, were always there and never let me down until I bit the bullet and got new kicks. I don’t let go of precious possessions easily..unless I lose them by accident. When I didn’t belong… Continue reading oh, I’m also a runner.
Some days, you feel as if you can take on the world. Other days, it feels like there’s not enough hours in a day to do what you need in the way you were always accustomed to doing tasks when it just feels like you used to have more time. Sounds familiar? It sounds so… Continue reading butternut squash and apple soup (vegan, gluten free, paleo, soy free.)
I still have a hard time convincing nonvegans that this isn’t made with chicken eggs. Not a touch of dairy. No chickens were harmed in the making of this recipe. When I first saw this recipe from Jamie K. of the YouTube Save the Kales series and fellow Pennsylvania girl, the process seemed like magic.… Continue reading tofu scramble
Butternut squash is an antioxidant powerhouse and it’s the best way to pack in nutrients while on a budget. It also makes your kitchen smell amazing. Crisp, cool breezes and Cobalt blue skies with crunchy, brown leaves fluttering from tall oak trees to the aroma of roasted squash wafting through the kitchen. It’s a warm… Continue reading low carb butternut squash ravioli
The Lord has been working for me within these past few weeks. I know it. I feel it. And I trust Him. Trusting God isn’t always the easiest. I mean, if we struggle with trusting others or ourselves, how are we supposed to be called to trust who we have never met before? Belief. It’s… Continue reading kale chia seed smoothie